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is a combination of online and human health, counseling for pre-diabetics. 10 groups of 10 people. the really cool thing is a lot of people who go through the program not only lose weight but they want to become counselors. so we are solving unemployment as low as diabetes. >> often the data geeks' want to measure every step. these are consumer devices for tracking are raped and emotion. -- tracking your heart rate and emotions. we don't want to let health-care technologies to get in the way. we want to enable the patient/doctor relationship. if you can walk in and see me and i already have your activities and problems, we can have a much more focused visit. >> one last question before we take questions from the audience. who owns the data, that question is becoming increasingly important. and implanted devices that generate a more complex in of information about your health condition. how do you see that debate evolving? >> yuka as an individual should own your own data and decide to share it, hopefully, safely on line. my friend developed a defibrillator and the company will not give him the cre
is ra mada health. it's a combination of online and human. it's counseling for free diabetics. one counselor can tend 10 groups of 10 people. the really cool thing is a lot of the people not only lose weight but they want to become counselors. so we're solving unemployment as well as diabetes. >> i thinkest they're mentioned the quantity fide health movement. these are consumer devices for tracking heart rate and motion. but soon a cardiology will describe one. it will be incentivized because they might have lower health insurance premiums and it knows that you checked into the gym versus mcdonald's. it can start to enable the patient-doctor relationship. you won't want to see the doctor. if i can see them i can have a follow-up vs. taking a half day out of work. >> one last question before we take questions from the audience. the question of who knows this data is become increasingly important as we talk about tidbits that you can buy at your corner store but also implanted devices that have a more complex stream of information about your health conditions. how do you see that deb
's health, what is the number-one killer? cardiovascular disease. where is obesity and nutrition? diabetes? where is long-term care for the widows in this country? i will not allow planned parenthood and the rest of the crew to get away with talking women's health because dain -- women's health. have you ever -- i have been a politics for 25 years. i have never in my life hurt anybody talk about men's issues. have you? i've never heard the phrase in my life. what exactly is a woman's issue? stop talking about women's issues. we believe women can talk about all issues. including economic issues. i think we cede that crummy allow the debate to be waged on the floor -- that ground where we allow the debate to be waged on the floor. >> why do we cede that around? why are we so defensive? women candidates are so defensive when they could be the best at turning the tables. >> i do not know what it was specifically this election cycle. we do train our candidate to from time to time. this was not do with that said, i think that's so many people on the conservative side of the aisle or so sure this
like obesity and diabetes have hit all of america heart, but african-americans much harder. our china-like rates of incarceration are slowly being beginning to trouble the consciousness of the opinion- making class. they have been a reality for the life of black families where every son or father is, has been, or someday will be behind bars according to statistics. today, we will talk frankly about questions of race. where is america now a century and a half after lincoln signed that emancipation proclamation? have we progressed as much as we like to think? what disparities in health, wealth, education, and incarceration do people of color still face? what might president obama accomplish in his second term to narrow these disparities? in an age of mass downward mobility, can policies that help minorities also help the majority? we have a spectacular panel today, many of whom contributed to this last issue of "washington monthly." i urge you to take a look at washingotnmonthly.com. douglas blackmon is chair of the miller center forum at the university of virginia and a correspondent a
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